“There are two types of people in this world…

... those who remember floppy disks and those who don't."

I'm a little skeptical to be honest, but if this question over at superuser.com is genuine, a new divide has opened up in the computer world that may disturb some of us who don't rate ourselves as particularly old. The questioner asks, "What are the Windows A: and B: drives used for?"




4 thoughts on ““There are two types of people in this world…

  1. Wow. Really? That’s shocking. But I guess truly diskless systems are more prevalent now than ever.

    I recall having to “punch” my 5 1/4″ disks to make them double sided in high school.


  2. There are 10 kinds of people in the world. Those who get it and those who don’t (seen on a T-shirt at EclipsCon, I’ve been wanting one ever since :-) ).

    1. That’s a better and more subtle version than I’ve seen before (10 types: those who understand binary and those who don’t.)

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